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Upcoming Events

Monday February 6, doors open at 6 pm, film at 7 pm Silent Film Series: Tedde Gibson at the Wurlitzer, provides live organ accompaniment to the 1928 Western/love story “Ramona.” Directed by Edwin Carewa, first Native American film director. Paramount Theater 911 Pine Street, Seattle, 98101, $10 general, $7 seniors and students

Monday February 6, 7:30 pm Chapter Event, Duo organists Wanda Griffiths/Stephen Marshall-Ward and Sam Libra/Wyatt Smith play and explain the art of duo organ playing. Fisk organ opus 140 at Plymouth Church UCC, 1217 Sixth Avenue, Seattle 98101. Open event, no charge.

Tuesday February 7, 12:10 pm Noontime recital on the Marceau organ at Trinity Parish, 609 Eighth Ave, Seattle 98104. Donation at door.

Tuesday February 7, 7:30 pm Wyatt Smith presents a student DMA recital on the Fritts-Richards organ at St. Alphonsus Church, 5816 15th Ave NW, Seattle, 98107. No charge.

Sunday February 12, 1:30 pm Donna Parker plays the newly upgraded 3/10 Wurlitzer organ at Haller Lake Community Club 12579 Densmore Ave. N. Seattle. The event includes a pizza lunch, beverages, dessert, concert and an animated silent movie with live organ accompaniment. $25, reservations needed by Feb 8. Contact joann@pstos.org for reservations.

Sunday, February 12, 3:00 pm “For the Love of Music!” -- Four Hands, Four Feet, Organ Duets, Wanda Griffiths and Stephen Marshall-Ward, with reSound, a northwest chamber choir, and Kyle Erickson, trumpeter. Benefit Concert for Plymouth Youth Mission Trip 2017.” Suggested donation $15. Plymouth Church UCC, 1217 Sixth Avenue, Seattle 98101. Free parking available in Plymouth Garage.

Monday February 13, doors open at 6 pm, film at 7 pm Silent Film Series: Tedde Gibson at the Wurlitzer, provides live organ accompaniment to the 1920 film “Daughter of the Dawn.” Directed by Norbert Myles. Filmed in Oklahoma, this is the earliest surviving film with an all Native American cast. Paramount Theater 911 Pine Street, Seattle, 98101, $10 general, $7 seniors and students

Monday February 13, 7:30 pm Joseph Adam in concert on the Watjen concert organ built by Fisk. All-Bach program: Toccata, Adagio and Fugue in C, Sixth Trio Sonata, “Wedge” Prelude and Fugue, Partita on Sei gegrüßet, Gig Fugue and Prelude and Fugue in E-flat (St. Anne). Benaroya Hall, Seattle. $21 to $32.

Friday, February 17, 7:30 pm James O'Donnell, Organist and Master of the Choirs at Westminster Abbey will be playing music of Bruhns, Muffat, Sweelinck, Purcell, Buxtehude and Bach on the Metzler organ at St. Thomas Medina Episcopal Church, 8398 NE 12th St. Medina, WA 98039 Suggested donation of $20.00.

Sunday February 19, 7:00 pm Organ recital by Dr. Paul Thornock. Works of J.S. Bach, Buxtehude and Bruhns on the Pasi organ at Trinity Lutheran 6215 196th St SW, Lynnwood, WA 98036. Suggested donation $15 adults, $10 seniors at the door. Dr. Thornock is director of music at St. James Cathedral.

Friday February 24, 2017, 7:30 pm Flentrop Organ Concert: Janette Fishell, organist. Dr. Fishell is Professor of Music and Chair of the Organ Department of the Jacobs School of Music, Indiana University. Her program will showcase a variety of composers and style periods. $20/$15 suggested donation. St. Mark’s Cathedral, Seattle

Sunday February 26, 6:00 pm Sacred Music of Venice and the Balkans presented by Agave Baroque led by Henry Lebedinsky. Epiphany Parish 1805 38th Ave, Seattle, 98122.

Monday February 27, doors open at 6 pm, film at 7 pm Silent Film Series: Christian Elliott at the Wurlitzer, provides live organ accompaniment to Cecil B. DeMille’s 1915 film version of “Carmen.” Seattle Opera will also provide singers to present two arias from Bizet’s setting of the same story. Paramount Theater 911 Pine Street, Seattle, 98101, $10 general, $7 seniors and students

Sunday, March 5, 2:00 pm Faythe Freese, Professor of Organ at the University of Alabama School of Music. Music of Charles Tournemire, Louis Vierne, Max Reger, and Pamela Decker played on the Fisk organ opus 140. Benefit Concert for Mary’s Place. Suggested donation $15. Plymouth Church UCC, 1217 Sixth Avenue, Seattle 98101. Free parking available in Plymouth Garage.

Sunday March 5, 2017, 3:00 pm Jonathan Wohlers, Interim University Organist in the Richard D. Moe Organ Recital Series on the Fritts organ, Lagerquist Hall, Pacific Lutheran University, Tacoma WA. Jonathan Wohlers is the Director of Music at Trinity Lutheran Church and Artist-In-Residence at St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church, Tacoma; he serves as Interim University Organist at PLU for the 2016–17 academic year. Tickets: $15 General Admission, $10 Senior Citizens and Students, For updated information, visit our website: www.plu.edu/music

Tuesday March 7, 12:10 pm Noontime recital by Sion Tinling on the Marceau organ at Trinity Parish, 609 Eighth Ave, Seattle 98104. Donation at door.

Friday March 17, 2017, 7:30 pm Flentrop Organ Concert: John Stuntebeck, organist Mr. Stuntebeck is the Associate Organist of Saint Mark's Cathedral. He will perform music by Alain, Vivaldi/Bach, Grigny, Buxtehude, Sweelinck; and Vierne's complete 3rd Symphony. $20/$15 suggested donation. St. Mark’s Cathedral, Seattle

Saturday March 18, 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm Bach in the Mall, AGO members play Bach’s music on the chapter’s 3 rank Marceau pipe organ at the Crossroads Mall, 15600 NE 8th St, Bellevue, WA 98008, free event. Performers sought, contact: (susanna.valleau@gmail.com) to sign up.

Saturday March 18, 2:00 pm Organ Pops Concert. English organist Richard Hills plays the Wurlitzer/Kimball organ at Calvary Christian Assembly 6801 Roosevelt Way NE, Seattle, 98115, $25 ($20 for PSTOS members)

Monday March 20, 7:30 pm AGO Chapter Event: Member recital on the restored and relocated three manual Casavant organ of First Congregational Church of Bellevue. Note: the new location of this church: 11061 NE 2nd St, Bellevue, WA 98004, open event, no charge. Contact Sam Libra if interested in playing.

Tuesday March 21, 12:01 am to 11:59 pm Curt Sather plays a marathon recital of all extant organ works of J.S. Bach with brief breaks every few hours. The organ is the 1967 three manual Schlicker relocated from Plymouth Church Seattle to Olympia with some additional ranks added. St. John's Episcopal Church, 114 20th Ave SE, Olympia, WA 98501.

Friday March 24, 7:00 pm A Lenten Devotion Featuring Pergolesi's Stabat Mater. Soprano: Madeline Bersamina Mezzo Soprano: Erin Calata. Organist: Matthew Samelak on the three manual Father Willis organ at St. Joseph Church 732 18th Ave, E, Seattle. Free will offering

Sunday March 12, 5:00 pm Choral Evensong followed by an organ recital by Michael Kleinschmidt on the Pasi organ in the chapel of Epiphany Parish 1805 38th Ave, Seattle, 98122.

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